By Hope Enyiula
His Royal Highness, Eze Chineletem ThankGod Sampson JP of Ula Ehuda ommunity, Ekpeye Ethnic Nationality in Ahoada East Local Government Area of Rivers State. Was recently sworn in as the Eze Uchi II of Ekpeye Logbo group of families in a unanimous election which the people of Ekpeye kingdom and observers described as transparent, credible and historic.
Speaking with Ekpeye Tv during the swearing in ceremony which took place at the ancestral home of Uchi gods, known as Agboloka Okoloka Uchi Ekpeye at Abarikpo Community, Igbu Akoh Kingdom in Ekpeye Ethnic Nationality, Ahoada East Local Government Area, the Chief Priest of Agboloka Okoloka, Mr. Upadhi Morgan whom perform the coronation admonished the newly sworn Eze Uchi groups of his duty by uniting and working closely with the people as to move the entire Uchi family members forward.
The chief priest also advise HRH to make sure that he carry elders executives members, youth0s0 and women body along in the scheme of things as to reflect the priority and challenges facing him as the second occupant of the office, saying that failure to adhere to this advise might defeat the confidence and the trust the people have on him.
Earlier in an address of welcome presented by the chairman of Uchi family of Ekpeye Logbo, Chief Joseph O. Appah JP explained that the crowed recorded in the coronation of Eze Uchi II of Ekpeye Logbo testify that HRH Eze Chineletem ThankGod Sampson truly, the choice ot the people and advise the new sworn Eze to make sure that he carry everybody along as he now stand as the father of the people.
In his acceptance speech while addressing the crowed in his palace at Ula-Ehuda Community HRH Eze Chineletem ThankGod Sampson JP, thanked the people and said that he will not fail to reciprocate to such wonderful gesture and confidence reposed o0n him and promise to respect all leadership structure in Uchi wordwide as to enable him to carry the task ahead of him.
Her Royal Highness Mrs. Peace Chineletem ThankGod also express happiness for the support and the encouragement the family received from friends and closet associate and wish them well in all their doing.
Speaking with Ekpeye Tv, immediately after his acceptance speech, the newly sworn in Eze promised that maintaining of peace among Uchi family members worldwide will be one of his priority as startment of his work, saying that problem arises in his domain must e solve amicably as to attract development among the people, adding that he will also try as much as possible to make sure that any Uchi group of family land occupy y any multinational oil company must e taking care of by his administration to see that such family benefited from company.
He further explained that he will also ensure that the youths are educated and encouraged to be engage in skill acquisition programme, saying that his administration will do all it can to liason with state government as to enable his people to benefit from dividend of democracy and also urge the people to observe all the COVID-19 medical guidelines to be safe.
The occasion was grace from people from all walks of life including Hon Cassidy Ikegbidi, Akoh clan Paramount Ruler Chief Isaac Friday, secretary General of Uchi, Chief Stephen Paul, PRO Uchi Chief Ogbobdu Charles Uzoma.
High light of occasion include, visit to his maternal home Ogbo Community, Masqurade Dance and interlude y family members.